NAF Aircraft eliminate congregation of bandits in Birnin Gwari

R; Armed missions flown over Kaduna-Abuja road and environs.

The Air Force response credible intelligence, neutralized a of bandits congregating a location carry out attacks Birnin Gwari LGA on Monday 3rd 2021.

Samuel Aruwan, Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and , Kaduna State disclosed this in a statement Tuesday.

He said the Ministry of Internal Security and had on Sunday 2nd 2021 received intelligence of bandits congregating at the outskirts of Kugu in Birnin Gwari LGA, which is also proximal some villages in Shiroro LGA of State.

On receipt of the intelligence – which was dispatched the military and other security agencies for further confirmation and action – the NAF component of Operation Thunder Strike (OPTS) mobilized for armed reconnaissance.

The first mission was conducted over the Kaduna-Birnin Gwari road, Koriga, Polewire, Gagafada, Manini, Udawa, Labi, Buruku and adjoining settlements.

The target location was acquired, and the bandits were engaged and neutralized accordingly at the outskirts of Kugu village. In a mission, armed reconnaissance was carried out over the Kaduna-Abuja road, Olam Company, Rugu, Akilbu, Polewire, Rijana, Kateri and Jere. Normal human and vehicular movements were observed.

Receiving the feedback, Governor thanked the air component and all the agencies involved for the successful missions.